All the following information was taken from the Richfield Public Safety Department's crime reports from Dec. 17, 2012, detailing incidents from Dec. 14-16.
- A man was arrested for failure to register as a sex offender after police stopped a suspicious vehicle at the intersection of 11th Avenue and 62nd Street East.
- A 24-year-old Richfield man was arrested for fourth-degree DUI.
- Copper tubing coils were stolen from heating and air-conditioning units on the 7500 block of Penn Avenue. The damage is estimated at $9,500.
- A daughter attempted to contact a male parent through the son, violating a no contact order.
- A man was arrested for disorderly conduct after police responded to a report of a drunk male blocking traffic and hitting cars with his fists at the intersection of 12th Avenue and 77th Street East. He was taken to jail.
- A 55-year-old Inver Grove Heights man was arrested for fourth-degree DUI.
- Police responded to a 911 hang-up call ad a possible domestic assault between two brothers on the 7100 block of Penn Avenue. The suspect was eventually located and arrested.
- Police responded to a report of two car prowlers on the 7600 block of 11th Avenue. Both fled the scene, however, one was apprehended and taken to jail.
- Police responded to a report of an intoxicated male threatening another male with a handgun on the 6600 block of Chicago Avenue.
- Officers responded to a report of a vehicle being taken without permission. The car and driver were located and the driver was take to The Bridge.
- A 49-year-old Brooklyn Park man was arrested for third-degree DWI.
- Police responded to an attempted burglary on the 6900 block of 17th Avenue.
- Police responded to a fight in the street on the 6700 block of Cedar Avenue. Parties were gone when police arrived, however, a window of a vehicle was broken.
- Police responded to a report of an unwanted visitor at a residence on the 7700 block of Penn Avenue. A male was found with an injury to his ear. A female was arrested for assault and taken to jail.
- Police took a report of damage to Christmas lights valued at $148.
- A victim reported that at some point in the last week an unknown person had attempted to gain entry to his garage by prying the service door. It appeared that a screwdriver had been used.
- Police responded to Cash Express on a report of a check forgery. The party was arrested and taken to jail.